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Homberg Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various German places so called. The name is derived from an inflected form of Old High German hoh ‘high’ + berg ‘hill’. variant of Homburg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Homburg, Holberg, Hoberg, Heiberg, Hochberg, Lemberg, Helberg

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Where is the Homberg family from?

You can see how Homberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Homberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Homberg families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 29 Homberg families living in Maryland. This was about 34% of all the recorded Homberg's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Homberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Homberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Homberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Homberg. 23% of Homberg men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Homberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Homberg were Truck Driver and Maid.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Secretary
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Homberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Homberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 972 immigration records available for the last name Homberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Homberg. For the veterans among your Homberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Homberg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Homberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Homberg in 1962 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

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